Citizen Action Weekly: July 19, 2019

Friday, July 19th Citizen Action member teams up with Tom Perez of the DNC to talk about the ACA and Medicaid Expansion Healthcare Co-op member, Mike Bernstein, joined a press conference with the DNC’s Chair Tom Perez at the Clock Shadow Creamery in the fifth ward of Milwaukee. As a former CEO and CFO of several big health systems on…

“Amanda Stuck steps up” Battleground Wisconsin Podcast

We discuss Donald Trump and his campaign doubling down on racist, white nationalist appeals this week. Wisconsin Congressman Sean Duffy says Trump’s tweets were not racist and denies calling four congresswomen anti-American. We are joined by Citizen Action member and State Representative Amanda Stuck who announced this week she is running for Congress. Citizen Action’s Kevin Kane stops by to…

Citizen Action Weekly: Friday July 12th

State Legislature Must Take Action to Protect Health Coverage Wisconsinites with pre-existing conditions, marketplace health insurance, at grave risk of having coverage taken away by conservative federal judges In a telephone news conference this week, Citizen Action of Wisconsin and seven state lawmakers called for urgent state legislative action to protect Wisconsinites from the health care chaos that would be…

State Legislature Must Take Action to Protect Health Coverage

For Immediate Release–July 9, 2017 Contact: Robert Kraig (414) 322-5324 [email protected] Wisconsinites with pre-existing conditions, marketplace health insurance, at grave risk of having coverage taken away by conservative federal judges Milwaukee: In a telephone news conference this morning, Citizen Action of Wisconsin and seven lawmakers called for urgent state legislative action to protect Wisconsinites from the health care chaos that…

“Evers’ Budget Endgame” Battleground Wisconsin Podcast

We analyze Gov. Evers’ big budget decision. How did he use his veto pen, and what prompted his decision not to engage in budget brinkmanship? We also discuss next week’s start of oral arguments in the Texas lawsuit to destroy the Affordable Care Act. Finally we give a scouting report on how Democratic presidential candidates are positioning themselves on Medicare…

Bill Kaplan: After the budget, Medicaid expansion

Governor Tony Evers wisely approved the budget passed by the GOP-controlled legislature, despite its being, “in many ways, insufficient”. Evers said: “Vetoing this budget in its entirety would have been more of the same divisiveness and petty, political theatrics that the people of Wisconsin have had to put up with for far too long.” Moreover, Evers ingeniously used a partial…

“Trumped up 2020 election” Battleground Wisconsin Podcast

“Trumped up 2020 election” Battleground Wisconsin Podcast We discuss Trump’s made for Fox TV campaign kick-off event in the wake of his trumped up fight with Iran. Will Trump decide that releasing the dogs of war is to his political advantage? Next, we dig into the critical state budget votes scheduled for next week, the growing right wing opposition to…

Citizen Action Weekly: Friday, May 31st

Friday, May 31st Attend Medicare for All Rally in Chicago Saturday, June 8th! Join Healthcare for All Co-Op Organizer, Karen Kirsch, Civic Engagement Program Director, Rafael Smith, and Executive Director, Dr. Robert Kraig for a Medicare for All rally in Chicago on Saturday, on Saturday, June 8th.